January 31, 2023

It’s Our River, Take 2: Why Should We Give It to Virginia?

It's Our River

In a 2001 SlackWater interview, Walter Dorsey talks about the legislative battle in Annapolis over the Potomac River Compact of 1958. “I think the Compact is probably one of the worst things that’s ever happened to Maryland,” he said at the time.

It’s Our River: Virginia v. Maryland, Take 1

River by SlackWater

SlackWater: In a 2001 interview, Walter Dorsey, a former state’s attorney and state senator, argues that the Oyster Wars were a figment of the news media trying to justify the Potomac River Compact.

Insider’s Look at Potomac Oyster Wars

Oyster Wars

Local waterman Clem Cheseldine gave The SlackWater Center an insider’s look at the Oyster Wars on the Potomac River.